Belle June - July 2020

Belle is an interior design and decoration magazine, with a focus on Australia and the world’s finest homes. Belle keeps readers up to date with local and international news and trends in design, interiors, art, architecture, furniture, fabrics and wallpaper, food, travel and luxury goods.

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i denne udgave

1 min
60 seconds with william dangar

Landscape designer William Dangar of Dangar Barin Smith was a judge of this year’s Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards. “As always, the entries were really strong. Over the past 30 years, I have had the luxury of working with many established practices and it’s refreshing to see these continually raising the bar. There are also many lesser-known firms with innovative and fresh work.” Favourite career experiences? Gaining an understanding of how important work ethic is in the early days of my working life on several cattle stations in the NT. Your enduring influences? Luigi Rosselli and the late Roberto Burle Marx, a true genius who had incredible skill in mass planting to create spaces of beauty. Where is home for you? I have lived in Bondi for 30 years.…

3 min
editor’s letter

How are you? It would be remiss of me to not ask you such a simple question after the weeks since we last ‘spoke’ have been nothing short of wild. For me, the days have felt a little longer, the end of daylight saving has crept up on us in the eastern parts of the country meaning that the sun disappears sooner, and there have been all the hiccups – and let’s not overlook the highlights – associated with working from home. Knowing full well that for many of you it isn’t business as usual right now, I ask you this question with all sincerity, hoping that you are hanging in there, looking after yourselves and those in your circle, and that you are making some semblance of magic happen…

3 min
the rounds

1 SHOWING FACE Designed by Dainellistudio, Faces is a collection of decorative sculptures tailor-made for Artemest, an Italian design site offering handcrafted luxury. artemest.com 2 ART ARCHIVE Brett Whiteley: Catalogue Raisonné: 1955–1992, compiled by Kathie Sutherland, traverses the artist’s lifetime of work in exhaustive detail over seven clothbound volumes. schwartzcitybooks.com 3 BAY WATCH The new Ocean Grove SLSC by Wood Marsh takes inspiration from the corrosive nature of Victoria’s sandstone coastline to guide its form and materiality. woodmarsh.com.au 4 FINE STEMS Crafted from luxurious crystal, the ‘Riesling’ glasses from Riedel offer a choice of red, black, gold or clear stems that are destined to elevate at-home dining. riedel.com 5 HELLO HONEY Dutch design brand Revised has arrived with its debut collection, designed by Sjoerd Vroonland, which includes the ‘Ovington’ pendant light in Honey. spacefurniture.com.au 6 JOIN THE DOTS The Capsule Collection…

2 min
spy belle


1 min
right now

COAST TO COAST Inspired by an imagined romance between 17th-century French courtier Madame de Blois and the Sultan of Morocco, ‘A voyage to Meknes’ is the first chapter in a series from new homewares brand Trame that will explore Mediterranean journeys via the work of the region’s finest artisans. Celebrating cross-cultural exchange, Trame’s debut collection coincided with Maison&Objet and comprises Moroccan ceramics, textiles and floor coverings such as the ‘Into Each Other’ rug (pictured) by Maddalena Casadei. See Design News, p36.…

6 min
maison & objet 2020

[Totally tubular] PICK UP STICKS Illuminating the Brokis stand, the hand-blown glass tubes of Lucie Koldova’s ‘Puro’ pendant light (right) can be arranged into interconnecting compositions. spenceandlyda.com.au [Soft touch] CLOUDBUSTING For their ‘Odyssey’ wall lights (above) Rudi Nijssen and Dominique Sente considered interior spaces as sensory ecosystems, melding the warmth of solid brass with the diffuse glow made possible by clouded glass. schwunghome.com [Get into shapes] GLOWED UP Clad in milky glass, the ‘Imperial’ table lamp (above left) updates a classic silhouette to allow its muted glow to radiate from the base up. It was joined by the equally striking ‘Tinto’ pendant light (above right) at CTO Lighting. spenceandlyda.com.au PHOTOGRAPHY NICOLAS MATHÉUS (FARROW & BALL X ATELIER VIME). PHOTOGRAPHY ANNE-EMMANUELLE THION (RISING TALENTS), PIM TOP (TRAME)…